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  1. c0rr0sive

    Gallery: Your Router

    Got a new case for my router, and some cable management goodies :)
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    I am losing my mind at this unsolvable PC freezing issue (please help)

    AIDA Stress, and maybe run Memtest... Furmark wont really show if anything is wrong with the GPU, but will cook it if not careful. Have you checked Event Viewer to see if there are any log files being generated upto the crash?
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Yes, it is, they are essentially each forums respective thread... Don't think it would be wise to merge them though... Maybe archive them, start a new thread, with the OP linking to these two threads, for continuity purposes?
  4. c0rr0sive

    Gallery: Your Router

    This thread was originally from the other forum. How you like that Startech rack? I have been looking at getting the 25U version for a while now. Also, if that 10Gbit switch disappears, it totally didn't land in my room.
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    Gallery: Your Router

    Oh wow, totally forgot this thread existed! I think I shall update, though, it will be changing soon... Router is the cute little red 2U server at the bottom.
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    Ehhh

    So, this looks to be the "best" place to post this topic... Decided I would update my sig, just change a few of the parts in the list, and wham, get an annoying, "hey, you can't do that!". Any way to over-ride this? Or should I forever, leave my signature stale/stagnant?
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    New server deployment - what choices do you make?

    That's a bit difficult for me... Before I ever connect it to my network... 1: Grab the MAC, and assign a static DHCP lease, specifying DNS (pair of PiHole VM's, one on each ESXi host), gateway group, and so on in my PFSense firewall. 2: Define in Aliases what vlans it can talk to, or be...
  8. c0rr0sive

    What You've Just Bought!

    Hows that thermal pad working for ya? Been thinking of buying some for some my older "retro" stuff as well, mostly an MSI FX5900XT. Recently bought this, some stuff is still a week out though. SilverStone 450w SFX PSU 10 foot VGA/USB KVM cable Silverstone SFX to ATX adapter Packet of rack...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Welp, got the package that I ordered like, Friday night, was rather painless to swap the quad gigabit NIC for the 10Gbit one and get things back up and running. The first package still hasn't made it anywhere beyond, "package has shipped". Truck must have fallen into a black hole and never...
  10. c0rr0sive

    What You've Just Bought!

    Nah, this isn't cause of C19, it's lazy untrained workers within Amazon. Don't even think of saying, "well, they need retrained/trained better", or, "Amazon should do a better job of training them". No, most the people that I have seen, in 3 different facilities, are foreigners that have ZERO...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Amazon is REALLY starting to piss me off... Snagged a 48 port Ubiquiti switch the other week, wanted a small upgrade path to 10Gbit, figure I would start out with a switch that had a pair of SFP+ ports to link two servers. Got the switch in, everything setup, then placed an order for a NIC...
  12. c0rr0sive

    Accessing a hard drive locked with a password

    Is the HDD locked via a BIOS like password? I know some fancier laptops support locking hard drives via the BIOS, which renders the drive 100% useless in other machines without unlocking first. My Vostro 1500 is one of those laptops, will lock the HDD, and have to enter a password just to...
  13. c0rr0sive

    File converter SW

    Audacity should still be able to do that, but it will be time consuming depending on your media library size. https://www.audacityteam.org/
  14. c0rr0sive

    Recovering Data from dead hard drive

    Yeah, and? 7200.11 drives had some serious issues, gave Seagate bad rep for a long time.
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    Recovering Data from dead hard drive

    If SpinRite doesn't do the trick, check the firmware revision on the drive... The 7200.11 drives had a known firmware bug that could almost entirely brick the drives. Seagate actually got so much backlash about it that they offered to pay to ship the drives to them, flash new firmware to it...
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    inherited a 6 month old laptop that is super slow. are the specs bad or is

    That goes back to the idea of, "because software has modified something it probably shouldn't have". A lot of bloatware does things it just shouldn't do, probably why we call it bloatware today. Mcafee is... eww. How can they still be alive.
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    inherited a 6 month old laptop that is super slow. are the specs bad or is

    Agree with PP, there isn't much you can do thanks to the abysmal CPU. Have had my fair share of laptops with the older low-end AMD processors, they just can't do much. Great for a 5 or 6 year old kid that isn't into heavy gaming, or someone checking email, or writing a word document. Don't...
  18. c0rr0sive

    inherited a 6 month old laptop that is super slow. are the specs bad or is

    Spec wise... Not that great... It's a 3 year old AMD processor, 2 cores, came out around 2016/17. It was designed for basically the bottom of the barrel use, basic web browsing, word processing. It wont be "fast" in any sense, ever.
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    Help find a "cure"

    https://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=33193&sid=27ee3fb0365e2393b08d8073d22d7461 Looks like it may take a bit before people get a steady flow of WU's for their GPU.
  20. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    That's a name I haven't seen in ages... 0.0
  21. c0rr0sive

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I want to play, but I barely meet the minimum requirements, plus, satnet... How big is the game download?
  22. c0rr0sive

    new Cpu compatible with motherboard?

    The i7-7700k is about the highest end CPU you can throw into that motherboard, and one of the more popular ones. Though, it is EOL and may be hard to find.
  23. c0rr0sive

    new Cpu compatible with motherboard?

    Not compatible, you can't use an 8000 series CPU on a Z200 series board, need a 300 series board.
  24. c0rr0sive

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Oh my... That sounds fun
  25. c0rr0sive

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Notice any actual performance impacts?
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    If the control isn't for certain slots, possibly. You could always test it out to see if it has an actual impact on performance as well to see if it would allow the ribbon cable to work. But now that I know you have PCIe 4, shielded would be minimum I would assume. Even motherboard...
  27. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    GPU in most cases, though it depends on the hardware you have available.
  28. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    From the looks of mine, I haven't had any issues getting work the last day. In fact, it looks like my machines are grabbing new WU's about 30 minutes to an hour prior to estimated finish so that they aren't sitting idle.
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Never noticed he had a mobo with PCIe4... Wonder if there's an option on his board to limit the speed to Gen3.
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Curious, have you tried just a plain cable that's shielded? That large of a cable will easily pick up stray signals from anything and can cause communication failure with the device. From your posts lately, it doesn't appear any of the products you have bought had a shielded cable. Worth a...
  31. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    Mine get stuck on occasion, usually because the connection falls flat. Overloaded servers going out, overloading servers going in, I suppose. Sometimes it takes an hour before one will upload properly.
  32. c0rr0sive

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I am in a similar boat, figure it's my smoking and allergies, but not risking anything, staying away from older family members, and skipping work for the rest of the month, and next month if they extend the allowed leave time.
  33. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    I wish the program didn't increase the wait time for checking in with the server again, one my machines ended up on a 2 day wait, rebooted and immediately got a CPU WU. From my understanding, the FahCore works using OpenCL, so if those Tensor and RT cores can process anything dealing with...
  34. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    It is, I was nearing 100k points a day with my limited hardware, and now FAH estimates 3k a day... However, still a good thing that units are being done fast. Everyone but one or two CPU's keeps going idle... I have the following going... Ryzen 1300x 1650 4GB Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2Ghz nVidia...
  35. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    Yeah, they are having a hard time keeping up with getting WU's generated. On one hand, that's a good thing, on the other hand, that's a bad thing as it's a cluster of computers idling, waiting for work. https://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=32463&sid=cd7c36512fe7487d005364829aae3705 6...
  36. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    It's mostly grad students that put out work for it, but it does help them understand why things happen long term I suppose? Also, PP has just raped everyone on the team as far as 24H output goes! After looking, the COVID-19 work units are GPU work units with FahCore 0x22 ?? CPU work units are...
  37. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    Looks like it's still a usable team, several members show up when looking it up https://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_summary.php?s=&t=12864 On the downside, F@H is out of work for people! LOL CPU can't grab anything, and GPU is 3 hours from finish and I am pretty sure the GPU servers...
  38. c0rr0sive

    Help find a "cure"

    I saw this, and decided since SETI was finally dying for good, I would join F@H again. Hopefully soon they have a new category labeled "Disease Outbreak" for this, as well as future disease outbreaks. Regardless, folding is back in :)
  39. c0rr0sive

    Rate the Wire Management Above You!

    The pump and that front radiator are 100% ancient. I saw the prices of todays pumps and was like, "eww, no, I will go and use what I have!".
  40. c0rr0sive

    Rate the Wire Management Above You!

    Bought some water cooling parts, and re-purposed some ancient ones I have had around for almost 10 years now... Friend suggested a resident evil theme, and I suck at painting/stenciling, mostly because I have very shaky hands anymore. The next stop will be some friggen fans!
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Bought some water cooling parts, and re purposed some ancient ones I have had around for almost 10 years now... https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L9RYG1M/ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A3IZAKO/ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MTR2T1T https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073VYYFBJ...
  42. c0rr0sive

    What You've Just Bought!

    Ended up grabbing a small Pi4 4GB and a cheap monitor to do just one thing... No more calls when the internet goes out, family can look at a screen and be like, "oh, ok!"
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    Forum update this week - SSL

    It's probably because search engines rank sites that have full SSL higher than sites that don't... Thus less money from advertising that the owner will get.
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    Redirecting Program Files and Program Files(x86) in Vista/Win7.

    Yes I am going to necro, for fun~! It is now 2020, 7+ years have passed, I still use a 120GB SSD. :p
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    What kind of a port is this?

    All I see is USB... There are different versions of USB, as well as different ends, the most common used to be Type A to Type B, unless you are referring to the small 3.5mm jack?
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    almost afraid to ask

    Your best bet is to just launch the CD at boot again, and erase the partitions and rebuild them, or use something like Partition Magic to delete and resize the partitions as needed.
  47. c0rr0sive

    Building a network.

    Cables can "go bad" just sitting there, usually from oxidation of the copper at the termination point. Switches can also go bad... Are you able to ping the other computers on the wired network? The wired network is connected to the modem/router, correct?
  48. c0rr0sive

    Official Windows 10 Thread

    I have had flash drives, SD cards, and other random USB devices with storage built in, cause updates to fail... Don't know why that happens with Win10, but it's damned annoying.
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    is staying on Win7 after support ends dangerous?

    I just spent the last hour setting up a ubuntu image on my ESXi host to handle PLEX... Need to figure out what to do about my other Win7 machines... One is staying as it's isolated to some extent (can't get out to the internet or in, it just serves a few files to the LAN).
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    is staying on Win7 after support ends dangerous?

    ....stop giving bad advice for petes sake 1: Disagree - Yes, Win7 will be more vulnerable, to emerging new threats, as security flaws are found, and exploited, and it's incredibly unlikely Microsoft will issue a patch for that flaw. 2: Agreedish - No, there is nothing that can be done...
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    how big should System Volume Information be?

    By default yes, but a large amount of users disable it to save on disk space, or because they have no need for such services. For some users it's easier just to use backup software and restore back to the most recent backup.
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    how big should System Volume Information be?

    That depends... SVI stores your Volume Shadow Copies, Restore Points, Indexing data among other things. The folder can become quiet large over time, I can't imagine a 17GB file in SVI, then again I also have most those features disabled... So do you have System Restore enabled? What about...
  53. c0rr0sive

    Automating updates via command line

    Just ignore Kalju, the information s/he provides is lackluster at best.
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    Sony Vegas Installation Issue

    Is there not a repair/reinstall option available when launching the installer? I can only suggest that you contact their support or online community for help. https://www.vegascreativesoftware.info/us/vegas-pro-forum/ Also, It's no longer Sony... Another company bought Vegas from them.
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Yeup, was basically meant to prevent favoritism when the forum was still popular. These days it's pretty useless, though still nice to see a "thanks" in an inbox once in a while.
  56. c0rr0sive

    Making a network for printer Brother MFC-7360N

    You would need a DHCP Server a Network switch and AP, easiest solution would be to get a basic wireless router to handle all those tasks as DHCP is built in, and most routers have a Wireless AP/Switch. You would basically connect the printer to the Router, setup a Static IP for the printer...
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    Bad Bandwidth/ping

    Just curious, what are you using to test your speeds? You mention ping, so high latency? Have you ran a tracert to see where the latency spikes? Have you tried testing to different servers if using speedtest.net or testmy.net? Not all servers can output 1Gbit. What happens if you run...
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    is there a part of internet that got lost somewhere?

    I think you forgot how bad the internet was back in the early 2000's on dial-up. Every website I would go would throw out pop-up advertisements just about, you couldn't find a website without heavy advertising unless it was a small non-profit website or news related website. Don't forget the...
  59. c0rr0sive

    Please help me find this board

    Truth be told... It's highly unlikely you will find that board anywhere aside from an assembly plant. They tend to be "limited run" type boards, being made for that specific case or series of cases till there's a newer model. What's wrong with that one?
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    wifi shenanigans (no5g)

    5Ghz will have a shorter range, and wont penetrate walls as well as 2.4Ghz will. You would be best suited to staying on the 2.4Ghz band, there will be less packet loss provided there aren't a million 2.4Ghz devices around. If you must have a 5Ghz network, try deleting the one that you normally...
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    Confusing acronym, help!

    Actually, there are "laptop" batteries that last 12-13 hours, it's all about how you use the machine. My 12 year old Dell Vostro 1500 had a battery life of 2-3 hours while playing games, with a rather power hungry 8600M GT graphics card. Out of game it could push 4-5 hours depending on screen...
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    How much noise an HDD produces

    Your fans will probably make more noise than a typical modern HDD...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    To put it simply, I used the drivers thing as an example as to why I want an archive of this site. There's a lot of information here, some of it just isn't available elsewhere, and in 5 to 10 years, this site will probably be dead with the information. However, having a read-only archive...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I plan to do this for myself, I, and only I for the time being. I think you have taken an example and spun it around in your head a bit though. I don't plan on archiving everything we have linked to over the years, one, because that would just be craycray, two, this website links to too many...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    You would be surprised what people try to dig up for various reasons. Who knows, maybe in 5-10 years someone will need to know something on XP or Vista, or Win7 and it might be information hosted only here, or be available here in an archive format. You never know what the future holds, hence...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I have a feeling that wouldn't work out well for two reasons... 1: What web-master would give a copy of a websites contents(the database) to someone freely? None that I know of. 2: For it to be usable, I would have to setup another website on my LAN with the same software we use here, or...
  67. c0rr0sive

    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I decided I am going to archive this site... Hopefully... Hard to find simple solutions for making an offline HTML based archive. Wonder how large this forum really is *thinks*... Have HTTrack going, wish it would build an index of things first, then do everything else so I could figure out...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Decided to start an upgrade for a server, so grabbed a 9361-16i, and soon will be ordering a SAS expander...
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    Official Windows 10 Thread

    I use event viewer for quiet a bit at home, but haven't had issues with it. I have noted only two issues with 1903... One was documented already, and that's the whole, "oh, you have a flash drive pluged up, well I dont know how to update anymore!" deal. Apparently even having secondary hard...
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    "upgrading" old machine HDD

    So, I have a Win98/XP machine that sits around for playing older games, and recently the HDD bit the dust. I have been seeing a lot of retro builds going towards SD and CF cards. I basically just want input on what route I should go based on my hardware. Athlon XP 3200+ MSI K7n2 Delta-ILSR...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    If we get a different leader... The way things are shaping up, we wont. Hard enough to evict a president from office during re-election runs. The fact he has nothing decent going against him is another sign we will be stuck with **** for 4 more years.
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I'm just praying MSI actually releases a BIOS update for my board, like they claimed they will do, for the 3000 series... Can't afford both a new board and CPU, but those 3000 chips look so yummy.
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    What You've Just Bought!

    The most I have seen on an account is in the $3 million range. Those accounts tend to be re-sellers and the such. The highest normal account I have seen was at around $750,000 All in, list price was $5,144.89, with actual purchase price being $3,360.32 for me.
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    Computer networking books for beginners

    To be fairly honest... The CompTIA A+ and Net+ books are about as basic as it gets for beginners. The most basic you can get would probably be this, https://www.amazon.com/Networking-All-One-Dummies-Doug/dp/1119471605/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=networking+dummies&qid=1557233428&s=gateway&sr=8-3...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Ehh, weight isn't the only thing that causes a kickout and audit in ship. My experience with Dodge and o2 sensors is to always get the Mopar ones from the dealer, went through too many other brands and never getting ones that worked right till I decided to pay for sensors from the dealer which...
  76. c0rr0sive

    What You've Just Bought!

    The issue comes down to a few things in the system... If a support agent improperly issues an RMA, but doesn't give the shipping information/RMA number to a customer, the system is expecting an item to be returned. If the item isn't returned it shows up on the customer account as not being...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    It's easier to screw up than you would think... If it's a sold by and shipped by Amazon item, the usual process is this... We get 500 of an item, and 500 of another item, two different styles of the same item. Someone else prints 1000 B00 labels, of only the first item, gives it to a...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Unlikely they will do that with 8TB Externals... WD has for a long time done that to their slim 2.5in drives, but usually not to their 3.5in drives. EDIT, for some reason, Chrome is blocking parts of the forum... Can't view the previous page for some reason. :\ Blocking me because of a link...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    I would have wanted a Samsung, my last one was a Samsung, it has lasted 12 years but has a few issues. Sadly, all the Samsung displays available locally are too expensive.
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Finally snagged a new TV... Nothing great, but to me, it's flipping amazing. https://www.vizio.com/d50f1.html?fbclid=IwAR2V6-rpocHjHm8HxErRNe-uz2Q9OIhRrEAxbe-7cLdGmIIpHP4PcqBMVK8
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    Overclocked my core2duo e7500 to 3.3GHz

    What result? The fact that it will be a bit faster at doing things? BSOD wont occur more often provided the OC is stable, these chips will commonly hit the high 3Ghz range provided you have a decently binned chip, good cooling, don't need a high voltage to maintain the OC, and have a good...
  82. c0rr0sive

    What You've Just Bought!

    Nope, no new games for the 360 AFAIK... Im sure they still press a few copies of old games, or there's a WHOLE lot of old-new stock stuff laying around.
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    Whats happening with the Forums.

    Let me know the cost of things overall... A donation based system could potentially be setup if this community ends up having to be abandonded... I could throw $50 or $100 in every now and then depending on bills. How I wish someone here had gigabit net and could host lol.
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    Whats happening with the Forums.

    Didn't know there was a ToV fiasco... Just thought the project died off... Anyways, making a rip of a site isn't hard, it's the whole backend where user account information is stored that can't be ripped, that would be a very difficult thing to copy over properly for regulars, if it could even...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    You're not welcome :)
  86. c0rr0sive

    Whats happening with the Forums.

    I wonder, how hard it would be to grab all the data from the website and make one... Seeing as the current owners really have no plans to do anything, or even try to make the site profitable.
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    Removing School Restrictions on old school laptop

    Reinstall the OS, that is the only way, especially if it's joined to a domain, which it almost certainly is if it's a school of any typical size. That aside, one thing that we can't assist with is helping someone circumvent any form of security, whether or not that is their own device.
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    What You've Just Bought!

    Well... They do make 1u "Racks"... more or less just to hold a lonely patch panel or something very small :p
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    Does anyone here self-host their services?

    My ISP has rules against hosting your own servers and services on Residential service, they actually make it impossible on residential. However, on SME, they actually sell an add-on package that gives you a public facing IP address instead of one that's behind CGN in order to host things. I...
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    Does anyone here self-host their services?

    I have had that problem since Server 2k3, 15 years ago when I first started to toy with Domains... It actually turned me off to them till here recently when I figured I would just go ahead and use the DC as primary DNS.
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    Does anyone here self-host their services?

    Curiously, how do you avoid ultra long login times if you aren't using the DC as a DNS server on your LAN? Any time that I dont have one of my DC's as the primary DNS, login can take 5 minutes or longer! Also, why you ditching Prox for VMWare stuff? Work related reasons or? Everyone keeps...
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    What You've Just Bought!

    What model system board you got? Most all AMD boards allow the use of ECC, but it has to be very specific... And yeah, regular DDR1/2 is hard to find, youll see more ECC than regular as the server market flooded things.
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Hey, I been sitting on a 750Ti for YEARS now, and the recent GPU shortage left me desperate... Gonna see what the 2050Ti looks like compared to 1xxx cards and go from there I suppose.
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    What can you do with a laptop that has a dedicated modem built in.

    The dial-up modem is pretty much dead anymore... Unless you have a dialup based ISP around, it's totally useless. The last dial-up server in my area was finally turned off a few years ago. Now I have to make a long-distance call to any server and that causes me to hit about 12Kbps if I really...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I actually cancelled my pre-order, total waste of money right now for 2000 series cards.
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    How many people hear actually use a printer at home in 2018 ..

    Pst, Trotter, hardcopy is soooo last century! :p On a serious note, I bought a Brother monochrome wireless laser printer earlier this year, just now running out of toner on the starter cartridge, after about 500ish+ prints. I tend to print manuals and the such out, and when I do manuals, I set...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    It's a magical thing that...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    I remember when this forum was more AMD than Intel... How times change.
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    file server setup why so ridiculous still?

    I wouldn't really use Windows and the provided junk for FTP... Filezilla is fairly simple ya'know...
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    Potentially the longest thread in history...

    Could always put a sign on your cube that says, "Headphones On? SHUT UP!" :)
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